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Shoffner, Melanie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Study abroad programs offer undergraduate students multiple benefits by providing academic, professional and personal learning experiences that cannot be fully replicated in the domestic university setting. Recognizing the unique positioning of preservice English teachers participating in a London summer study abroad program, the author created a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, English Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This short report will outline a remote work experience scheme that has successfully been running for three years in the psychology group within the Leeds School of Social Sciences. It is designed to aid transition to university for pre-tertiary students by introducing them to undergraduate literacy skills and making their expectations of…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, College Preparation
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Gülünay, Y. Ismail; Savas, Seyfi – World Journal of Education, 2019
In the 21st century, when foreign language learning has become almost compulsory, everyone is trying to fulfill this obligation. In fact, foreign language has become a very important thing not only for the people who work on linguistic sciences but also for politicians, academicians, and even sportsmen. In this context, the main purpose is to…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Preparation, Multiple Intelligences, Second Language Learning
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Marquis, Elizabeth; Guitman, Rachel; Black, Christine; Healey, Mick; Matthews, Kelly E.; Dvorakova, Lucie Sam – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This article explores the perceptions of participants following the first International Summer Institute (SI) on students as partners in higher education, a four-day professional development experience designed to foster student-staff partnerships. Approximately 9 months after the Institute, 10 participants were interviewed to understand their…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Communities of Practice, Teacher Student Relationship, Higher Education
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Ozdayi, Nahit; Yücel, Ali Serdar; Demir, Mehmet Burak – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze the loneliness levels of students studying in 2017-2018 summer school of Balikesir University School of Physical Education and Sports by some demographic characteristics. This is a descriptive study. The research population is composed of 865 students studying in 2017-2018 summer school of Balikesir…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Psychological Patterns, Affective Measures, Physical Education
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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
There is no special university entrance exam for gifted students in Turkey. Their only option is to complete the standard university entrance exam at the end of their final year in high school. This system of entrance exams does not benefit gifted students. Other universities around the world support such students in the following two ways:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Academically Gifted, Higher Education
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Vickery, Jonathan – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2019
This article is a critical reflection on a creative practice course module that runs each year in the city of Coventry. The module aims to develop student skills appropriate to the creative and cultural industries, while maintaining an emphatic radical dimension in raising the students' social consciousness on the urban context of their skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Culture, Creativity, Masters Programs
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Bond, Bee – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper examines the multiple, intersecting identities expressed by international taught-post graduate students who are studying in a culture and language that is not their own. The study presented includes the collection of data around and beyond a planned pedagogical intervention on a pre-sessional EAP programme. The data were thematically…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes
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Blanco, Gerardo L.; Saunders, Daniel B. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Contemporary models of academic work reflect a process of compression given that busy (time compression), jet setting (space compression) scholars constitute the norm of academic success. Valuable reflections from mobile academics are available, and yet, such narratives are often confined to individual voices and perspectives. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teaching Experience, Foreign Workers
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McVicker, Claudia J. – Educational Considerations, 2019
Universities around the country are beginning to feel the need to add a global dimension to their programs. One way to prepare teachers to address the challenges associated with teaching children in a global age is through carefully structured, international study abroad where the candidates are immersed in another culture and school system. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Global Approach, Study Abroad
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Robinson, Daniel B.; Robinson, Ingrid; Foran, Andrew – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
This article provides an account of a recent research study that investigated an international service learning internship for in-service teachers. Relying upon what we know to be the advantages and benefits of somewhat similar experiences (i.e., international internships for preservice teachers, internships for in-service teachers, and service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Internship Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Davidson, Peter; Coombe, Christine – Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2019
Language assessment literacy (LAL) has become a critical topic in English language teaching since the late 1990s. Unfortunately, this is mainly due to the fact that so many English language teachers are not assessment literate. In other words, many English language teachers lack the knowledge and skills to write good language tests, evaluate the…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Geographic Regions, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Silva, Arlindo; Leite, Marco; Vilas-Boas, João; Simões, Ricardo – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Product design and development (PDD) is a current topic of academic and industrial research. Emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as design thinking and creativity has been recently pulled together into the teaching and research on PDD. This paper looks into a multidisciplinary setting made up of three similar but independent PDD…
Descriptors: Design, Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, Thinking Skills
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Gholam, Alain – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Beginning teachers experience a variety of challenges and difficulties as they struggle to develop and progress in their teaching career. The following qualitative case study focused on a novice teacher's perceptions concerning the mentoring experience she received in her practicum course at the American University in Dubai. The study was guided…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Bui, Gavin; Man, Laura; Teng, Mark Feng – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
This mixed-methods study explores English and Japanese learning motivations in a group of Japanese summer course participants at a university in Hong Kong. Sixty-one Cantonese-speaking students completed two questionnaire surveys on co-existing motivations for learning L2 English and L3 Japanese. Depending on the questionnaire results, eight…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multilingualism, Learning Motivation, College Students
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